immortal wishes:
labor and transcendence
on a Japanese sacred mountain

Ellen Schattschneider

Duke University Press (2003)


Teaching Resources

Akakura Mountain Shrine
Architecture and Natural Features

Shrine Shop

Off of the connecting corridor that links the living quarters to the Reido and Shine is the shrine shop. Here, worshippers may purchase religious amulets, written prayers and foodstuffs for offerings.

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